Once a year on starts October, from Wednesday to Monday (various dates), Frankfurt holds the most important books fair in the world.
The fair concentrates during six days, the leading publishing houses from all over the world. They present over 300,000 books.
Thousands visitors come from dozens countries; lots of them are professionals that come to be updated, sell, buy rights of translation and distribution. The fair is opened to the public on Saturday and Sunday.
Even non professionals can enjoy the large amount of the exhibits.